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Sustainability Talks and Conversations

The Annual Chief Executives’ Club KPMG Lecture with Sir Tim Smit

Does Salvation from Climate Change Rely on the Moral Compass of the Corporate World?

Under the surface, change is coming at an unimaginable speed with a trajectory that will transform society. The systemic challenge of political warfare which saw the wall come down in 1989 asked the question of us, can capitalism find its moral compass and, if not…what can or will replace it?

Code Red for Humanity Part 3: Renewable Energy

This episode features a wide-ranging discussion with Dr Aoife Foley on wind-power and the need to ensure the fiscal and economic context supports the growth of clean energy.

The series will look at issues from clean transport and energy to the importance of peatlands as carbon sinks.

Sir Bernard Crossland Lecture

The Chief Executives' Club at Queen's together with Engineers Ireland, in association with the IET, were delighted to host the 2021 lecture, entitled ‘Race for the Seas’ with Iain Percy OBE, Founder and CEO of Artemis Technologies.

The short lecture provided a fascinating insight into the work of Artemis Technologies and specifically their vision to lead in the decarbonisation of the maritime industry.

TEDxQueensUniversityBelfast ‘Engineering our Sustainable Future'

Engineers and scientists are at the heart of creating a sustainable future for the benefit of current and future inhabitants of our precious planet. The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences wants to share, with the rest of the world, the exciting research, and ideas that we are developing in pursuit of this goal.

‘Engineering our Sustainable Future’ offers a glimpse of the innovation, creativity and discovery taking place; highlighting exciting projects and ideas, involving technology, design, people and natural resources, that may help engineer a more sustainable future for all.